English for Academic Purposes will address students in a lively and interactive manner to develop their academic reading and writing skills. Exercises allow plenty of opportunity for practice and self-study. The book will cover the following components: Reading: competent reading, developing reading speed, identifying key information, mapping reading texts Writing: writing with a purpose, the writing process, reconstructing writing Sentence level grammar: sentence structure, ideas in sentences Language use: contextual language use, manipulative language, persuasive language Vocabulary development. English for Academic Purposes enables students' access to academic discourse by scaffolding how academic literacy works. It is a foundational text which aims to bridge the gap between school and university and suitable for first-year university students from range of disciplines. Written in an accessible and interactive way, the text aims to remove barriers to learning in the higher education environment, giving students confidence to succeed in their studies.